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  • The Wind Will Carry Us [1999] The Wind Will Carry Us | DVD | (23/03/2009) from £9.79  |  Saving you £6.20 (38.80%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Palme d'Or winning-director Abbas Kiarostami's acclaimed film documents the arrival of an engineer and his colleagues from Tehran in a remote village in Iranian Kurdistan. Assumed by the locals - with whom they form an ambivalent relationship - to be archaeologists or telecom engineers the visitors' behaviour and keen interest in the health of an ailing old woman appear strange and their true motives are shrouded in mystery. Haunting and visually stunning The Wind Will Carry Us is an absorbing abstract meditation on life and death and the divisions between tradition and modernity that stands among Kiarostami's best works.

  • Man From London Man From London | DVD | (06/04/2009) from £7.49  |  Saving you £-9.91 (-62.00%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Four years in the making the new film from the acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker B''la Tarr is an adaptation of a novel by thriller writer Georges Simenon. Maloin (Miroslav Krobot) leads a simple life as a railway signalman barely registering the world around him. His life takes a sudden turn when he becomes a witness to a murder and he is forced to confront issues of morality sin punishment and the line between innocence and complicity. Exploring themes of desire greed and man's indestructible longing for freedom this hypnotic film bears the distinctive trademarks of Tarr's universe - fluid and stunning monochrome photography pared-down dialogue and performances (with a striking appearance by Tilda Swinton) and a hauntingly beautiful score by long-time Tarr collaborator Mih''ly V''-g.

  • Rendition [2007] Rendition | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £3.99  |  Saving you £16.00 (80.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Anwar El-Ibrahimi (Omar Metwalley) an Egyptian-born chemical engineer disappears on a flight from South Africa to Washington. His pregnant American wife Isabella El-Ibrahim (Reese Witherspoon) travels to Washington to try and learn the reason for his disappearance. Meanwhile Doug Freeman a CIA analyst (Jake Gyllenhaal) is forced to question the ethics of his assignment as he becomes party to the interogation of Anwar at a secret detention facility somewhere outside of the U.S.A.

  • Numb3rs Season 2 Numb3rs Season 2 | DVD | (09/07/2007) from £7.45  |  Saving you £25.12 (71.80%)  |  RRP £34.99

    Like a cross between C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation and Darren Aronofsky's indie feature Pi, Numb3rs blends crime-drama with mathematics for a smart and creepy spin on the police-detective genre. Executive produced by Ridley Scott (Alien) and Tony Scott (True Romance), the series centres on a pragmatically minded FBI agent, Don Eppes (Northern Exposure's Rob Morrow), who invites his math-genius younger brother, Charlie (David Krumholz), to help him solve challenging cases using mathematical theories based on equations and probability. Dark and moody with a near-cinematic feel, Numb3rs has won both fans and acclaim for its innovative approach to the conventional crime-drama formula. This collection presents all 24 episodes from the show's second series, which includes guest appearances by Mary Kay Place, Graham Greene, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Colin Hanks.

  • Morituri [1965] Morituri | DVD | (20/02/2006) from £7.99  |  Saving you £-8.03 (-61.80%)  |  RRP £12.99

    World War II espionage adventure and human lives have never before been combined so explosively... Forced to pose as a SS officer German war deserter Robert Crain (Brando) must seize a German freighter booby-trapped to explode upon capture. Complicating the situation is the fact that sixteen prisoners of war are also brought on board including a beautiful young concentration camp survivor (Janet Margolin)... A captivating espionage thriller fronted by outstanding perfor

  • The Pride And The Passion [1957] The Pride And The Passion | DVD | (05/04/2004) from £10.29  |  Saving you £0.06 (0.50%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Napoleonic forces are sweeping across Europe and Spain is on the brink of falling to the mighty invasion. Standing alone against the onslaught is one brave fighter and his ragtag band of guerillas. Seizing a gigantic cannon Spanish fighter Miguel (Sinatra) plans to attack Napoleon's army by battering the walls of French-occupied Avila. But because he's untrained in complex weaponry he must rely on the expertise of Captain Trumbell (Grant) a British naval officer. Allies on the

  • The Long And The Short And The Tall [1960] The Long And The Short And The Tall | DVD | (28/01/2008) from £9.49  |  Saving you £3.50 (26.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    A sonic warfare unit is sent into the Malayan jungle to monitor the Japanese in 1942. Tensions arise when the radio malfunctions and a lone Japanese soldier stumbles across the patrol's location.

  • All The Queen's Men [2001] All The Queen's Men | DVD | (17/11/2003) from £2.20  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £5.99

    Led by an American a mismatched team of British Special Services agents must infiltrate in disguise a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will help end the war.

  • Lost Command [1966] Lost Command | DVD | (10/06/2002) from £3.00  |  Saving you £9.99 (76.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Anthony Quinn gives one of his best performances as Lieutenant Colonel Pierre Raspeguy a hard-headed officer determined to become a hero at any cost in this dramatic war saga. With strong technical merit and outstanding performances throughout 'Lost Command' vividly illustrates man's inhumanity to man for the sake of personal glory...

  • Zulu Dawn [1979] Zulu Dawn | DVD | (05/01/2004) from £1.64  |  Saving you £3.67 (26.20%)  |  RRP £13.99

    Cy Endfield cowrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of Isandhlwana, which remains the worst defeat of the British army by natives--the British contingent was outnumbered 16-to-1 by the Zulu tribesmen. The film's opinion of events is made immediately clear in its title sequence: ebullient African village life presided over by King Cetshwayo is contrasted with aristocratic artifice under the arrogant eye of General Lord Chelmsford (Peter O'Toole). Chelmsford is at the heart of all that goes wrong, initiating the catastrophic battle with an ultimatum made seemingly for the sake of giving his troops something to do. His detached manner leads to one mistake after another and this is wryly illustrated in a moment when neither he nor his officers can be bothered to pronounce the name of the land they're in. That it's a beautiful land none the less is made clear by the superb cinematography, which drinks in the massive open spaces that shrink the British army to a line of red ants. Splendidly stiff-upper-lipped support comes from a heroic Burt Lancaster and a fluffy, yet gruff, Bob Hoskins. Although the story is less focused and inevitably more diffuse than the concentrated events of Rorke's Drift that followed soon after, Zulu Dawn is an unflinchingly honest depiction of British Imperial diplomacy. --Paul Tonks

  • Gift Horse Gift Horse | DVD | (08/02/2010) from £21.02  |  Saving you £-8.03 (-61.80%)  |  RRP £12.99

    TREVOR HOWARD and RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH star in this famous story of a Royal Navy destroyer and her officers and crew during the early years of the Second World War. H.M.S. Ballantrae is an ex-U.S. Navy destroyer - one of fifty lent by the Americans in 1940 to a desperate Royal Navy fighting to keep the Atlantic sea lanes open. The ship is old and desperately in need of a major refit, but is almost immediately pressed into service on escort duty. Her new captain, Lt. Commander Fraser (Trevor Howard), struggles to keep her operational, while dealing with problems arising from his own chequered past. The Crew are mostly new recruits, raw, inexperienced and unused to navy discipline. Somehow, Fraser must shape them into a formidable fighting unit as they run the lethal gauntlet of U-Boats and German bombers. Just as H.M.S. Ballantrae seems to have overcome her problems, she is selected to play a vital role in one of the most daring raids of the entire war - a mission from which the ship is intended never to return... With a fine supporting cast including Bernard Lee, Dora Bryan, Sid James, Sonny Tufts, Joan Rice and James Donald. GIFT HORSE offers an authentic and moving portrayal of life on board a Royal Navy ship during World War Two. It was made with the full cooperation of both the Admiralty and the St. Nazaire Society, and is broadly based on dramatic, real life events.

  • Red Psalm [DVD] Red Psalm | DVD | (24/10/2011) from £10.95  |  Saving you £2.04 (15.70%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Winner of the Best Director Prize at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, Red Psalm is also one of the great Hungarian film director Miklos Jancs’s best-known films. Recounting the story of a peasant uprising in Hungary in the 1890s, the film examines the nature of revolt, and the issues of oppression, morality and violence. Shot using just 28 long takes, Red Psalm is an extraordinary film, a virtuoso exercise of form and content and a formidable work of art from a filmmaker at the peak of his powers.

  • Twelve O'Clock High [1949] Twelve O'Clock High | DVD | (01/08/2005) from £4.95  |  Saving you £4.92 (37.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    This gritty World War II action drama starring Gregory Peck Oscar winner Dean Jagger Hugh Marlowe Gary Merrill and Millard Mitchell is seen as one of the most realistic portrayals of the heroics and perils of war. Convinced an Air Force Commander is at breaking point Brigadier General Savage (Gregory Peck) takes over his struggling bomber group. At first resentful and rebellious the flyers gradually change as Savage guides them to amazing feats. But the stress of command soon

  • The Lion Has Wings [DVD] The Lion Has Wings | DVD | (20/07/2015) from £6.49  |  Saving you £6.50 (50.00%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Documentary-style war feature from Alexander Korda. The story compares wartime Germany, under the domination of a fanatical madman, with the dignified calm of rural England and follows Wing Commander Richardson (Ralph Richardson) as he engages in battles in the skies while his wife (Merle Oberon) waits patiently for his return.

  • Castle Keep [1969] Castle Keep | DVD | (23/08/2004) from £7.75  |  Saving you £4.92 (37.90%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Near the end of World War II American Major Falconer (Lancaster) leads his weary eight-man squadron to a perfectly preserved medieval castle in the Ardennes Forest. Castle Keep's owner the aging Count of Maldorais (Jean-Pierre Aumont) shelters the servicemen in hopes they will defend his fortress and his priceless collection of art masterpieces from the advancing German troops. But the servicemen have plans of their own. Major Falconer begins an illicit affair with the count's beau

  • The Longest Day [1962] The Longest Day | DVD | (09/05/2005) from £2.69  |  Saving you £4.84 (37.30%)  |  RRP £12.99

    On June 6 1944 the Allied Invasion of France marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3 000 000 men 11 000 planes and 4 000 ships comprising the largest armada the world has ever seen. Presented in the original black & white version The Longest Day is a vivid hour-by-hour re-creation of this historic event. Featuring a stellar international cast and told from the perspectives of both sides it is a fascinating look at the massive pre

  • The Emperor's New Clothes [DVD] [2001] The Emperor's New Clothes | DVD | (27/07/2009) from £4.89  |  Saving you £11.10 (69.40%)  |  RRP £15.99

    The world's most powerful man is about to fight his greatest battle... between love and glory. On the remote Atlantic island of St. Helena the residence in exile for the past six years of the great Napoleaon Bonaparte that exile is about to end. A secret network of loyal Bonapartists is poised to return the Emperor to Paris while a double will play his part on the island. When the Emperor arrives in Paris the double on St. Helena will reveal himself as an imposter and Napoleon will reclaim his throne. Disguised as able-bodied seaman Eugene Lenormand Napoleon sets off for Paris while his doppelganger the real Eugene Lenormand wakes up in his Emperor's bed. But things don't work out as planned. Napoleon's ship changes course and he misses a crucial link in his network of supporters. Arriving eventually in Paris alone and friendless he meets a widowed melon seller and the two forge an unlikely but life changing relationship while Napoleon waits impatiently for his moment. When his return to glory is thwarted by an unexpected turn of events on St. Helena Napoleon has to find another way to confirm his true identity while finally letting go of imperial dreams.

  • Taza, Son Of Cochise (Universal) [DVD] Taza, Son Of Cochise (Universal) | DVD | (19/05/2007) from £7.59  |  Saving you £2.40 (24.00%)  |  RRP £9.99

    In 1872 the long and bloody war fought between United States Cavalry troops and Apache Indians came to an end with the signing of a peace treaty between General Howard and the mighty Chief Cochise. Three years later Cochise lay dead, having bestowed the responsibility of his tribe to his first born son Taza (Rock Hudson). To maintain peace, Taza agrees to cooperate with the US Calvary but in gaining an ally he makes a powerful enemy - the legendary Geronimo.

  • Roaring Currents [DVD] Roaring Currents | DVD | (06/07/2015) from £9.39  |  Saving you £6.60 (41.30%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Disgraced Admiral Yi is reinstated to lead a crippled Korean naval force against an impending Japanese invasion by sea. Having already suffered devastating losses Yi only has twelve ships to command against over three hundred Japanese vessels. Facing insurmountable odds Yi embarks with his men on a suicidal mission to stall the Japanese in their pursuit of Korean shores accepting their fate of almost certain death.

  • Numb3rs - The Complete First Season Numb3rs - The Complete First Season | DVD | (02/10/2006) from £8.72  |  Saving you £26.27 (75.10%)  |  RRP £34.99

    "Everything is numbers," states Charlie Eppes (David Krumholtz) in the pilot of Numb3rs, a satisfying (and educational!) crime drama. Executive-produced by brothers/film directors Ridley Scott (Gladiator) and Tony Scott (Top Gun), it's like CSI with algorithms and probabilities instead of blood spatter and DNA swabs, which separates it from the slew of gruesome forensics-centered cop shows currently on the air. In this case, it's a brains-vs.-brawn matchup: a brilliant math professor (Krumholtz) consulting on crimes for an FBI agent (Rob Morrow) who happens to be his older brother. While Don, Morrow's character, busts the baddies with his team of agents, Charlie's scribbling formulas on chalkboards and statistically deducting a rapist's next target by comparing his pattern to a sprinkler system. (Yes, it sounds geekier than it is). As the show progresses, Charlie--not yet desensitised to people's fates relying on his findings--takes it harder and harder when his hypotheses don't always result in justice. It sounds very cerebral, but the cops and robbers concept plus brother-to-brother dynamics make it all go down easy. There's an unpretentious way the premise is executed, which ends up making math--get this--fun. --Ellen A. Kim

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